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To cut smoking’s harm, switch to vaping?

  Alternative nicotine products like e-cigarettes are emerging as a promising option for people who are trying to quit smoking, a new article that focuses …

Vaping young adults more likely to smoke cigarettes

  Young adults who vape are more than four times as likely to start smoking cigarettes within 18 months as their peers who don’t vape, researchers …

To fight the opioid epidemic, take drug makers to court?

  Litigation against drug manufacturers that produce and distribute opioids could be a promising option in the fight against the opioid addiction crisis, …

Animal study shows harmful effects of secondhand smoke even before pregnancy

DURHAM, N.C. — Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke — even before conception — appears to have a lingering impact that can later impair the …

If you’re using drugs, scientists want to help you avoid addiction

Abstinence is the best way to avoid drug addiction. But in many societies, drug use is the norm, not the exception, especially by youth. What keeps the …

Smoking brought near poverty to 400,000 children last year in the UK

If in the fifties, the smoke of a cigarette was a sign of success and all of the actor and most of the actresses smoked in the movies, times have changed for …